Category: LOCAL NEWS

If You Know by Wissam Charafeddine in Dearborn Open Mic

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Syrian Poet, Ibaa Ismael, Recites in Dearborn Open Mic the Pains of Syria

Ibaa Ismail is an Arab American poet and translator, member of The Arab Writers’ Union. She graduated from Tishreen University in Syria in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, and then completed Master in English and American Literature from Eastern Michigan University in 1995. She is a general moderator of Numerical Aroud ...

Ahmed Al-Ansari Discusses His PhD Dissertation about Iraqi Identity in Dearborn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFiQZfFEzXA   A full lecture by Ahmed Al-Ansari is coming soon to Dearborn Open Mic.  

ART INSTALLATION ASKS VIEWERS TO HELP REVIVE UNIVERSITY OF BAGHDAD FINE ARTS LIBRARY

Iraqi American artist transforms grief over cultural loss into a call to action Concurrent presentations in Dearborn, Mich. and Taiwan Dearborn, Mich. (Nov. 16, 2017) – During the invasion of Iraq by a U.S.-led coalition in 2003, the College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad lost its entire library to looters who set ...

Yasmine Badaoui: Notorious RBG at Dearborn Open Mic

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Serving Time At Gas Station – Part 1

Did you serve your time? That is the nick name given to working in a gas station when you first immigrate to Dearborn or first start looking for a  job as a young Arab American. Although Gas Station Attendant is rated as one of the most dangerous jobs in America, Arab Americans, in Michigan specially, ...

Arab Arts Forum Joins Major Conference in Detroit

DIWAN7 EXAMINES ISSUES, TRENDS IN ARAB AMERICAN ART Biennial conference joins MOVE 2017 Arab American summit Includes premiere of new commissioned music score, opening of new AANM exhibition on LGBTQ themes Dearborn, Mich. (Oct. 16, 2017) – Over the past 12 years and six convenings, the Arab American National Museum’s (AANM) DIWAN: A Forum for ...